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Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Daddyman
Problem solved: Right-click on the Public...

Problem solved:

Right-click on the Public user folder > Properties > Sharing tab > Advanced sharing > Share this folder > select permissions.

Only the Public user is shared; other users are not...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Daddyman
I have to share the entire C:\Users...

I have to share the entire C:\Users folder...documents, photos, music and videos for every user on the computer...just to be able to share the Public folder? That wasn't in the tutorial. Besides, if...
Forum: Network & Sharing 11 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Daddyman
That's the tutorial I followed in the first...

That's the tutorial I followed in the first place. Any more tips?
Forum: Network & Sharing 10 Jun 2013
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Daddyman
Unsuccessful at Sharing the Public Folder

Believe it or not, I'm having trouble sharing the Windows 7 Public folder. :o

There are two computers on my network: One has Windows 7 and the other has Windows 8. The Windows 7 PC can see the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Daddyman
You sir are a genius. I noticed that I get...

You sir are a genius.

I noticed that I get the confirmation dialog with some user accounts, but not with other user accounts. Light bulb!

The user accounts that don't see the confirmation...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Daddyman
Thanks for your help. Even with the group...

Thanks for your help.

Even with the group policy enabled...I still get no confirmation dialog! (It seems that the group policy only affects the ability of users to make a change.)

Perhaps this...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 01 May 2013
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Daddyman
Recycle Bin Won't Show Confirmation Dialog...

The Recycle Bin in my copy of Windows 7 x64 won't show the confirmation dialog, even though "Display delete confirmation dialog" is checked. Instead, my files are being permanently deleted. How can I...
Forum: System Security 03 Nov 2012
Replies: 2
Views: 7,935
Posted By Daddyman
I understand. Thank you.

I understand. Thank you.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 29 Oct 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Daddyman
Thanks very much for everyone's info and advice.

Thanks very much for everyone's info and advice.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 28 Oct 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By Daddyman
Are Primary Partitions Preferred?

Is it better to make all partitions on a disk primary partitions, even if they do not contain an operating system, i.e., they are data partitions? (Presuming that you don't need more than 4...
Forum: System Security 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By Daddyman
<placed in Ignore list>

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Forum: System Security 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By Daddyman
That concept appears to have been forgotten by...

That concept appears to have been forgotten by logicearth. I didn't come here to be accused by my fellow posters.
Forum: System Security 25 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By Daddyman
Surely you didn't become a Gold Member for posts...

Surely you didn't become a Gold Member for posts like that.
Forum: System Security 23 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By Daddyman
I discovered that it is possible for a system...

I discovered that it is possible for a system administrator to decrypt a USB drive encrypted by Bitlocker-To-Go.

When a user encrypts a USB drive with BTG, the user is asked how they would like to...
Forum: System Security 19 Oct 2012
Replies: 8
Views: 1,144
Posted By Daddyman
Can A SysAdmin Decrypt Bitlocker To Go?

At work we have Windows 7 Enterprise, and I would like to use Bitlocker To Go (BTG) to encrypt my USB ('flash') drive. The purpose is to prevent anybody - including system administrators - from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 21 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Daddyman
That explains it. Thanks very much. :D

That explains it. Thanks very much. :D
Forum: Hardware & Devices 20 Sep 2012
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Daddyman
Migrating HDD to SSD: Understanding the Different Geometries

The amateur geek in me has a question: :devil:

HDDs are organized around circular geometries (cylinders, sectors, tracks, etc.) which have no meaning to SSDs. When migrating a system volume from...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 10 Apr 2012
Replies: 0
Views: 991
Posted By Daddyman
Optical Drive Spins When PC Wakes From Sleep

I have Win7 Professional x64. My PC enters and 'wakes up' from S3 sleep successfully. However, when the PC wakes up, the optical drive spins up, as if it's searching for a disc to load. Can I prevent...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 06 Sep 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 12,880
Posted By Daddyman
I disabled starting winmail.exe (with AutoRuns)...

I disabled starting winmail.exe (with AutoRuns) and nothing bad happened. I'll leave things that way for a few days, and if there continue to be no problems I'll permanently prevent winmail from...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 05 Sep 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 12,880
Posted By Daddyman
Windows Mail (Winmail.exe) Loads at Startup

I understand that Windows Mail does not run on Windows 7, even though the executable is in c:\program files\windows mail\winmail.exe. (It's a hidden file.) Not sure why the executable is still...
Forum: Network & Sharing 19 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,799
Posted By Daddyman
No solution thus far. For now, I just added the...

No solution thus far. For now, I just added the domains in question to my Hosts file, so the DNS queries have stopped. I may never find out what's really going on. :cry:
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,799
Posted By Daddyman
I can add some additional information to my...

I can add some additional information to my original post, courtesy of Wireshark:


1- The DNS queries are definitely coming from my computer.
2- The source port is different every time, but...
Forum: Network & Sharing 17 Aug 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,799
Posted By Daddyman
How to Identify the PID Making a DNS Query

Something on my W7 Pro x64 computer is making hundreds of DNS requests to logmein.com every day. I want to learn the identity of 'something'.

My computer is definitely not infected, not even by a...
Forum: Network & Sharing 07 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 23,693
Posted By Daddyman
You are correct. In addition, I performed this...

You are correct. In addition, I performed this little experiment: I signed in as a Limited user and tried to change the contents of the shared folder (e.g., delete a file, rename, et. al.) I got...
Forum: Network & Sharing 06 Jul 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 23,693
Posted By Daddyman
Thanks for everyone's help. I believe I have...

Thanks for everyone's help. I believe I have solved my problem, but I'm not sure if I did so wisely.

The security permissions on a folder apparently trump any sharing permissions. So before I...
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